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Northwest Africa 5617
Basic information Name: Northwest Africa 5617
     This is an OFFICIAL meteorite name.
Abbreviation: NWA 5617
Observed fall: No
Year found: 2008
Country: (Northwest Africa)
Mass:help 280 g
Classification
  history:
Meteoritical Bulletin:  MB 96  (2009)  Eucrite
Recommended:  Eucrite    [explanation]

This is 1 of 455 approved meteorites (plus 1 unapproved name) classified as Eucrite.   [show all]
Search for other: Achondrites, Eucrites, and HED achondrites
Comments: Approved 29 Jun 2009
Data from:
  MB96
  Table 2
  Line 69:
State/Prov/County:Morocco
Date:May-2008
Mass (g):280
Pieces:1
Class:Eucrite
Shock stage:S1
Weathering grade:W3
Fayalite (mol%):61
Ferrosilite (mol%):2
Wollastonite (mol%):1.04
Classifier:J. A. Barrat, IUEM
Type spec mass (g):20.6
Type spec location:IUEM
Main mass:Hmani
Comments:Pyroxene contains exsolution lamellae of augite Wo43,Fs27. Similar to NWA 3137 and NWA 3147, and it is likely paired.
Institutions
   and collections
IUEM: Institut Universitaire Européen de la Mer, Université de Bretagne Occidentale, place Nicolas Copernic, F-29280 Plouzané Cedex, France (institutional address; updated 15 Sep 2017)
Hmani: A. Hmani Moroccan Imports, 13 rue Jules Hardouin Mansart, 92600 Asnières, France (private address)
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References: Published in Meteoritical Bulletin, no. 96, MAPS 44, 1355-1397 (2009)
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Geography: 
Coordinates:Unknown.

Statistics:
     This is 1 of 7171 approved meteorites from (Northwest Africa) (plus 2003 unapproved names)

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